Jennifer Stevens is the editor of Irish Country Magazine which won Magazine of the Year 2015 and is now Ireland’s best-selling women’s glossy. She has been a journalist for 17 years and a magazine editor for 12. She edited Irish Tatler, U Magazine and was assistant news editor of the Herald. She’s a regular panellist on TV3’s Midday.
When are you happiest?
After a walk in the Phoenix Park with my husband and dog
Apart from loved ones, what’s your most treasured possession?
No possessions, just the dog
Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn?
Snapchat actually, though Twitter will always have my heart
What’s the worst job you’ve ever done?
Working as a hotel chambermaid when I was 16
Louise O’Neill, Amy Poehler, Caitlin Moran, Nora Ephron
Last music you bought?
Spotify fulfills my musical needs
A film you’d watch again tonight?
When Harry Met Sally
What do some people think about you that isn’t true?
A lot of things. At least 20 per cent is wrong
What keeps you awake at night?
Which words do you overuse?
“Who’s a good boy?”
Kellogg’s Cornflakes Christmas ad
My Sony Xperia Z5
A brand experience that disappointed you?
An Post leaving ‘sorry we missed you’ notes, even when you’re home
What living person do you most admire?
Every hospice nurse
Most embarrassing experience?
Falling backwards into the sea outside a fancy restaurant in Cannes
Someone or something that strikes you as beautiful?
The view from Burrow Beach on a grey, stormy day
In what other era would you like to have been born?
I’m ok where I am right now
Best advice you’ve heard?
Jump first, think later
What would be your fantasy act of heroism?
Fixing the health system
You’re on Death Row, what’s your last meal?
The most luxurious Irish seafood platter imaginable